I'm finally going to the doctor today. I haven't written about it here, because who really wants to read about my tummy troubles? Probably no one. But anyway, today I want to write.
For the last few weeks I've been having stomach aches after eating, sometimes that go on for hours until I'm a ball curled up in bed. The first thing Master thought of was a gluten intolerance, or just wheat. So first he had me cut out all wheat from my diet, and also cheese too, because we already know I'm not so good on lactose, but cheese had always been fine before, just no milk or ice cream. I also stopped eating nuts and chocolate, as well as all other desserts. There was hardly anything left to eat. I mean, without pie, what is the point?
Cutting out wheat and cheese didn't help, so after determining that he let me go back to eating bread and pasta and tiny bits of cheese.
Then he told me to take both prilosec and pepcid ac, twice a day. I've been doing that for about 10 days, and still the stomach aches continue. The only thing that really helps is to cut all my meal portions in half (!) and also eat fewer meals. This means that I'm always hungry, until I get past the point of hungry and just feel weak and tired.
On the plus side, in two weeks I have lost 6 lbs of the weight (about 8lbs) that I gained when I was on that scone and pie making kick earlier this year. On the bad side, I feel like crap and everyone is worried about me.
So finally Mystique spoke sternly to me and they both ganged up on me to order me to get a doctor's appointment. Because I hate going to the doctor and rarely have any faith that they can do anything to help unless it is something obvious like stitches or antibiotics that are needed, it took an actual order rather than just suggestions of what I should do.
So today I'm going.